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>buy house
>had severe mouse infestation
>replaced all carpeting
>repainted everything
>wiped down every surface

Despite all that the smell is still there. No where as near as bad but it's still very noticeable. How do you get rid of it for good?
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>>2386176
You need to thoroughly search for holes and access to inside the walls. Any tight space can harbor them. Linen closets and bedroom closets are easy to overlook. Maybe inside the kitchen counters near the walls under the drawers.
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>>2386258
Ozone works on houses where dead human bodies have exploded, liquified and sat for weeks. I think it will work on mouse piss and shit too.
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>>2386884
yeah after they removed the body. If the source is still there, the smell will return
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>>2386176
For anything organic that smells. Soak it with Nature's Miracle, or other enzymatic cleaner. Leave it on for a while. It will soak in and digest the urine, barf, old milk, whatever. The key is to let it sit and to use too much. It can remove some organic strains as well.
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>>2386176
Some anons have mentioned ozone generators, you could also try a UV lamp.
you can get them on ebay (at least in my cunt) they go into standard light fittings. install it, turn it o and leave the room asap, dont look at it directly or you will get welders flash, dont stay in the room unless you want a nice tan/skin cancer. leave it a few hours, then turn the light off without entering the room (hopefully the switch is right next to the door so you can reach in to turn it off).
these kill any bacteria, viruses etc by breaking down organic compounds, plus they generate ozone which will also help. probably best not to go in the room for a while, the ozone will break down into oxygen after a while so you should be fine as long as you leave it for a bit.

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I can't get distilled water anywhere. I need to refill my batteries. Can I make do with RO water?
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>>2389472
>most waters you buy in the grocery store are de-ionized and not distilled

the distilled water I bought in the Walmart baby aisle says that it's distilled water, the ingredients list is just distilled water, then it has a line that says "processed by: reverse osmosis, distillation, filtration, UV light and ozonation,

It goes on to say that if I or my baby aren't completely happy they will replace it or refund my money. God I love being american.
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>>2389488

Ok, this is a bit creepy. I have a web account and am logged in because I'm an idiot, but I've never ordered this product, and when I buy it I pay with a credit card and don't have any sort of customer card or account at the store. I guess it's part and parcel of being a proud american who shops at Walmart.
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>>2389472
I used to work in a clean room fab, and learned that de-ionised is far purer than distilled water.

>>2389488
Why on earth would you give a baby de-ionised water?
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>>2389507
>Why on earth would you give a baby de-ionised water?

It's distilled water, and "Pediatricians and formula makers recommend using distilled water for baby formula because it is clean and free of possible contaminants like lead, pesticides, bacteria, viruses, nitrates, and more. The damage from ingesting these toxins can lead to lifelong health problems, or in extreme cases, death."

So, I suppose that means " lead, pesticides, bacteria, viruses, nitrates, and more" are ok for everyone else.
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>>2389514
i have life threatening allergies and i disprove this message

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So I've got this old brushcutter that hasn't worked for years. I attempted to clean the carb (never done this before) and it miraculously started and ran... for just ten seconds. The second time I pulled it it ran for a few more seconds. Now, it seems completely dead again, I pull and pull and no firing.
What should I do next to get it working?

I already
>replaced spark plug, there is a visible blue spark
>replaced fuel pipes, fuel filter, primer bulb
>tried spraying carb cleaner in the air intake, no luck
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>>2388368
The muffler could be clogged. It can't run if it can't breath like George Floyd
It could also have water or excessive oil and the crankcase, while you have the muffler removed remove the spark plug to, hang it upside down and repeatedly pull the string and see if anything comes out.
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>>2388368
Add marvel mystery oil to the gas, it lubricates when it burns and that might loosen up things. What I've found with weedwackers is that the gearbox/transmission cable has to play catch up. Start it up, as soon as it gets started give it gas. Once you give it some warmup it should keep going. If that doesn't work then check the head/grease the cable and gearbox.You might want to check the exhaust for carbon build up too, 2 strokes burn oil and leave more gunk.

>>2388369
Nah, sounds too much like work.

>>2389053
>it’s not worth taking the things apart because they don’t work that great after cleaning 80% of the time anyway.
Not true, the main thing that happens is those stupid fucking needles don't sit right and you have to swab them. What I do is just soak the whole thing in pinesol for a day, always works.

>>2389058
Now tell him how much per gallon it costs. You're right though, it is the ethanol that fucks them in the first place. I put 10% marvel mystery oil in regular gas because when it burns it lubricates better. The biggest issue is leaving tanks of gas sitting for weeks or not winterizing equipment, that's when the ethanol separates and causes issues.
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>>2389083
Chances are if gas was left in the thing and the carb is all gummed up, the fuel lines are on their way out as well. For $20, I’d rather replace the whole carb instead of spending a whole afternoon and $15 worth of carb cleaner and starting fluid trying to unfuck those tiny carb parts. Put the thing back together, try to get it to run, pull it apart again and clean more… nope, not worth the time.

>how much per gallon
Well Bidenomics made everything expensive, but Rec 90 around here is about the same price as premium. How much 2-stroke gas do you go through a year? The average suburban homeowner is going to use a gallon or two a year, you can’t spare the extra $1 to not gum shit up?
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Don’t listen to retarded faggot bepis that has some sort of feminine compulsion/shopping addiction and pads his self esteem by buying tools that he doesn’t know how to or have any reason to actually use. He’s the butt of the joke around here, not to be taken seriously. Of course he’s the type of retard that buys those $20 Chinese carbs. They’re junk, and adjusting a shitty carburetor is an exercise in futility and frustration. What you have on there is fine, just pull it off and look for a model number in the casting on the exposed edges. New gaskets can’t hurt as long as you get the right ones. On the other hand, people taking his dumbass advice (have you seen how many tools this guy has?! Of course he knows what he’s talking about) makes me money, so I suppose I should be grateful.
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>>2389433
>imblyign your Homelite trimmer doesn’t have a shitty Chinese carb from the factory
If you have something better like a Stihl, ereplacementparts dot com. It’s worth cleaning and rebuilding larger carbs before you replace them, but not those little 25cc consumer tools. I have pulled apart plenty of small engines and replacing the fucking thing is so much more efficient than wasting the same amount of money on carb cleaner and spark plugs and leaving the thing by the curb anyway.

what is this shit
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>>2389426
Use a browser with adblock like Brave. I'm not getting them.
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>>2389460
>yes it's a pop up autoplay video ad

I don't see it on PC and Chrome with no blockers. Must be something special for phone fags.
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>>2389462
>can't even escape the brave shills on /diy/
oof
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>>2389464
Only better option is firefox, but they actively donate money to LGBT stuff and fired their CEO for being homophobic.

So I'll stick with Brave.
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>>2389460
You can easily exit out hitting the x, even when not there. Annoying and stupid af though.

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Dear /diy/,

What is the best skill or trade to use for financial gain that can be learned relatively quickly and can be done indoors (at room temperature) by yourself? Preferably one that can be done in a small room and doesn’t cost a huge amount to set up or study.

Thanks in advance for any help. (Pic unrelated)
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>>2389089
Yeah. Going to the union this weekend but I'm tired of pushing this boulder up hill, no one gives a shit.
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>>2389131
>>But I don't want to work outside
OP said it's for medical reasons he can't work outside, though.
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>>2388926
I think it's funny that op thinks he can make a living with no skills and never leaving his room.
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>>2389461
Perhaps that is why he came here asking for advice, so he can learn a skill that will make it possible for him to work from his room.

A bit like how if you trained your brain cell basic comprehension and reading skills, you could have figured that out by yourself.
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>>2389478
>if you trained your brain cell basic comprehension and reading skills

are you a rapper by day

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Hello anons, a few months back my grandpa died and he left me some typewriters, a pair like this, and i would like to ask if you guys got any pointers or any tips to help me restore them into working order, i would like to keep these as a memento but a working one.
I though about sanding and painting but don't know if this would actually ruin the things or working order of this thing.
any help would be appreciated
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>>2389446
But in all reality lets think of the costs. Even if you got the metal parts moving and slapping again you're gonna need to have the platen roller redone since it's rotted and won't last under actual typing loads. To get one recovered is about $75. This is in addition to all the other many man hours you're going to put into it. You could sell those as parts typewriters for someone who needs knobs or keys and buy a working Olivetti Studio 44 and just tell people it was your grandpas. You can pick one up in working order with the case for about $150 shipped on ebay.
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>>2389446
My typewriter back together
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I had a type writer in the state yours is in professionally restored, sent it off and got it back a year later for the sum of 12 grand, worth it if it matters to you
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>>2389477
for what purpose?
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>>2389479
so I could shitpost about something that never actually happened, newpal

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How do professionals exterminate a rat infestation with an extensive burrow system and well over 100 individuals? Long story short for the past year or so I've been feeding wild rats in the park with huge amounts of food I get for free from the bins behind the local supermarket. The population has exploded and now loads of people are complaining to the local government about it. The rats have become so bold that they run around during the day now. They are tame enough for me to pet them and they know me by sight and come running up to me when I arrive to feed them. They've been my little friends for a year so now that their days are numbered I just wanted to know what method will be used by professional exterminators to tackle an infestation of this scale.
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>>2388505
Which one of them wrote that?
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It's over.
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>>2389385
nooooooooo
muh hekkin cute rattos
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>>2389273
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>>2380481
>Can't fathom what irony is
>Has literally no common sense or intellect
>totattly not a redditfaggott

You should kill yourself right now.

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Live edge walnut shelves, dados to connect to 6 legs of zebra wood
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are you gonna finish it?
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>>2389204
i like it
but wheres the top shelf
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>>2389425
>>2389439
I think it's done, just standing on its head, tits up.
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>>2389425
Have to sand out some light scuffs first.

>>2389439
You need to have some vision

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I made a lamp
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>>2386237
>I made a lamp
If you rub it does a genie come out?

>>2387444
dafuq why isn't it clamped to the table? How autistic are you?
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>>2387927
It's a harbor freight workbench so it has metal sides that are too tall to clear with the 3in clamp the lamp uses. So I grabbed a 4in C clamp to make do.
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>>2386237
This a subie? Have you put any additional casing for it or is that it?
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>>2388191
04' WRX see >>2386301
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>>2386237
>made
you mean you stole a lamp

Wanna give this one a try again?

I've been thinking of making a tunic like, either for comfort homewear or something more elegant that could still be usable socially.
Either that or something different from sci-fi, what you guys think is is not mainstream but could still fly as something fashionable?
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>>2388005
Get any kind of "standard" "normal" machine, but stay away from the "beginner" machines. The super-cheap "only 2 stitches, not complicated!!1!" ones are an absolute waste of money and will cause you more headaches than not. You want a machine that does a straight stitch, zig-zag, etc. It doesn't have to cost a fortune, but it has to actually do things other than be an annoying waste of plastic and metal. Sewing dolls is fun! I sewed a bunch for my daughter when she was a little toddler, and they were so special. Good starting point to learn how to sew too.
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>>2388420
I like your ingenuity. The hat looks good on you!
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Here is the sheet I mentioned earlier, want to turn this into a tunic, as you can its pretty battered up, but even then I think there is more straight cloth than I'm gonna need (that is a full piece not ripped)
Again asking for tips. What I'm wondering is about the arm calves and neck keyhole, but also the main cuts based on my measurements, the harder part though is gonna the cap sleeves.

>>2388820
>self-healing cutting mat
I'm guessing this so I can cut the thread out damaging whatever is below? I don't have that problem but may ask as well, what of sorcery is that?
For the other two items, I've looked into that, and not quite as easy to find around here, and probably a bit on the expensive side, of course looking to get something better than a pizza cutter.
That tool on left making the bias in the picture is very interesting though, I did try to make it like (ironing as well) but it was quite a pain to do manually.
I think the bias finishing looks alright but I'm not sure that's exactly what I wanna go for my shirt, I was thinking more of a decorative type thing like in OP's pic, tho I doubt I'll find something as fancy as that, but for the neck opening for example, I was thinking of having like a cord closing type thing (forgot the name of this), which it turn needs a thicker band.
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>>2388420
Lol


This thread seems focused on sewing, where do I go for knitting? Where is you guys urge to have a comfortable non scratchy turtle neck chunky knit sweater? Why don't you want to dress like your Scandinavian ancestors did in winter (if you start now, you'll be done by November)?
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>>2389313
pretty

what for dangerous experiments did you as kidd?
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>>2387539
>so we'd hurl chunks of broken concrete at each other and try to dodge them, as a game.
Gotta love a good game of rock fight.
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>>2361963
bro I did the same thing but I used a step up transformer like picrel.
1200V through a weenie will impress anyone coming for a sleepover. Even invited a girl once to see it. She probably thought I was an autistic psycho.
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>>2361960
Emptied a fire extinguisher and used it to store hydrogen gas I made from mixing drano and aluminum foil and water (it was a mix of sodium hydroxide, aluminum, and water that created an oxidation-reduction reaction).
Really wasn't that dangerous but it was fun to pop balloons with it
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>>2361960
>Be maybe 7 years old
>Brother has discovered YouTube
>We start watching videos on tattoo guns
>We had this old robotics kit sitting around
>Find video on home made tattoo gun made with a pen, motor, and sewing needle
>Motor basically just vibrates the needle stuck in the end of the pen ink cartridge, not up and down, just vibrates it
>We make it anyway
>Moment of truth
>He decides to tattoo himself first
>Tried to make a star
>He fucking tattoos the star of David on himself, thinking it was a pentagram (because he wanted to be le edgy satanist at age 9)
>My turn
>Bring it to skin
>Stab my leg

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>>2387974
>>2388192
I loved finding boxes full of flourescent tubes as well, places would do a remodel and there would be 100 of them. The vacuum inside the glass makes a cool pop.

>>2384090
We also did a full can of Axe in a bonfire and that was a much bigger explosion than anybody expected. Fun part is when it sends embers fucking everywhere.

>>2387084
That’s sociopath school shooter shit.

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Howdy /diy/. Looking for some resources, advice, and general guidance on getting into stone carving and sculpting.

Nothing hardcore, not doing statues, more just like etching and shaping.

I would like to carve my own ürn and/or headstone because they don't make the old slate colonial style anymore. So I figured I could learn as I go, and as long as I take my time I won't fuck it up. I don't expect to die very soon so I have time to get it right.

Any advice, examples, or general discussion appreciated.
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Great post, bumping with a question of my own. I want to carve a runestone. I've been blessed with land that has large flat slabs of stone visible in a draw on the edge of my property. The plan is to eventually drag one of those up and carve a lindworm into it. I've got an endless supply of smaller slate to practice on beforehand. My question is, I've seen a lot of modern runestones and they're definitely not done with a hammer and chisel. What are these guys using to get these really precise lines on their carvings? Im figuring it's some kind of pneumatic rotary type tool, but I have no idea what it is.
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>>2386971
I guess nobody on /diy/ cares about sculpting and rock carving anon. Guess it's just you and me.
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i wish to do this someday, but for now im too busy
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i carved marble before. pretty easy.
i assume you create a groove with the chisel and then deepen it with some grinding tool/file.
buy a small test slate and play around with it. and make sure you have a sturdy base for your stone when you carve it. last thing you want is to drop it and break it.
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>>2387505
but anon, by the time you get around to it you'll be dead and then you'll have a blank headstone

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Shown here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=--c0tiIZG6o&t=10m22s

I want to make something like this for myself, I think it is super cool. Can anyone identify the parts? I have electronics diy skills but I cant identify wtf he is using (except for the ones he explicitly names, but the main board, amp etc are not mentioned.)
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>>2389038
>esl
i have never seen anyone use this phrase that speaks more than one language
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>>2389382
gomenasai
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>>2388469
Bro, if all you need to do is invert the sound and play it back then just use an inverting amplifier. You are making this way harder than it needs to be.

Microphone to inverting op-amp to speaker. That's it. Maybe use two op-amps in parallel if your speaker can't be driven with one.
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>>2389188
>>>/diy/
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>>2389188
says the guy who has offered nothing to the thread besides contrarian faggotry.
>grrrr i am angry and also very smart
ok pal

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Nigerian Graduate Who is a Brick Maker Saves for 3 Years, Buys Brick-Making Machine, Shares Cool Photos Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 8:13 AM by Israel Usulor A graduate of Mass Communication identified as Amusa Moses Betelwhobel has successfully bought a brick-making machine after saving for 3 years Amusa who went into brick making after graduating from school said the purchase of the machine is like a dream come true for him After he shared photos of the machine on Facebook, it touched the heart of many of his friends who praised him for being hardworking PAY ATTENTION: You can save a live of girl at risk. Donate to Legit Charity on Patreon. Your support matters! 29-year-old Amusa Moses Betelwhobel who is a brick-maker is currently over the moon after successfully buying a brick-making machine. Amusa told Legit.ng that it took him at least 3 years to save up resources to buy the machine.

https://www.legit.ng/people/1469559-grace-found-him-nigerian-graduate-who-makes-bricks-gets-another-brick-machine-from-kind-man-shares-video/

Why Nigerian Man work so hard American Mans??
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>>2387315
>>2387313
now tell /pol/ this
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>>2387395
>rape gangs
this is your brain on pol schizo brainwash
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>>2387338
Every time
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>>2389396
this is your brain on po...
>https://v4na.com/en/food-shortage-grows-in-france-video-76295/
>https://v4na.com/en/illegal-migrants-attack-police-in-capital-video-75785/
>https://v4na.com/en/migrants-beat-and-rob-swedish-teens-77235/
>https://v4na.com/politika/no-go-zone-under-the-greens-city-leadership-buried-in-garbage-video-76596/
You have to go back, Schlomo
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>>2387789
a bunch of hippies that can lay blocks is pretty based

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Latest video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-6-rWQQGZU

Old thread >>2335109

Dougers take your meds.
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unsuprisingly, c-monkey is having boat trouble
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No updates? - guess I'll go to reddit.
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>>2388253
Please post what you find there (I've been perma-banned.)
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=anbj0c5uxTY

Leaving Antigua for Florida

Doug talks about him throwing up for longer than needed

Doug does a nasal flush for some reason???

C-Monkey tells Doug to man the fuck up about his sea sickness.

Some guy has to monkeybar onto Seeker because there is no good way to actually board the ship

C-Monkey asks a cruise ship to move out of the way of Osprey

Doug says they need to test the roll stability on Seeker (lol)

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>>2387911
What did Doug do to it this time?




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